Maastricht School of Management

Introduction

Founded in 1952, Maastricht School of Management (MSM) is one of the oldest and most international business schools in the Netherlands. MSM offers research-driven and internationally accredited programs in management, amongst others a full-time MBA, an Executive MBA with different specializations, Master in Management, MSc in Management and Engineering programs in collaboration with RWTH Aachen University and Doctorate degrees programs. Its research-based Doctorate in Business Administration (DBA) program is ranked number two in the world.

Additionally MSM offers many shorter professional and executive courses, as well as tailor-made programs in a broad range of expertise areas specifically designed to help organizations successfully deal with today’s global market challenges. MSM is located in the beautiful historical city of Maastricht in the Netherlands - right in the heart of Europe.

MSM offers its programs in Maastricht and across the world through collaboration with various partner institutions. Around 1,000 students graduate every year from MSM’s programs, and MSM alumni occupy top positions in business, government and academia. MSM has been recognized for its innovativeness by the Association of MBA’s (AMBA), and for its contribution to the internationalization of Dutch Higher Education, by the Nuffic.

This school offers programs in:
  • English
  • Dutch

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Programmes

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Master

Master in Management

Campus Full time February 2017 Netherlands Maastricht

The MSM Master in Management (MM) program is a one-year full-time master’s program for aspiring young professionals who want to fulfill their potential to contribute on the very top to the management of their organizations, whether in the private or public sector. [+]

Are you an ambitious graduate or young professional who aims for a successful career in top management? The MSM Master in Management (MM) program is a one-year full-time master’s program for aspiring young professionals who want to fulfill their potential to contribute on the very top to the management of their organizations, whether in the private or public sector. Our MM provides you with a first necessary step to fast-forward your career to higher levels by providing you with a solid foundation in the practice and theory of management in a fast-changing global world. During this course you will be provided with the opportunity to understand how to steer your organization to high performance in a diverse and multicultural international business context. You will learn from experienced faculty and stimulating fellow participants from different cultural, business and study backgrounds. The MSM Master in Management will ultimately challenge you to develop your own unique approach to management that inspires. The MM program targets recent graduates as well as young professionals with the ambition to pursue leading positions in the competitive global marketplace. Why should you follow the MSM Master in Management? Connect theory to practice Besides providing theoretical knowledge, the MSM Master in Management will equip you to put this knowledge into practice. At various stages during the program you will learn how to develop your own approach to solve organizational problems and turn opportunities into business success. At course level you will conduct group and individual assignments where you will actively demonstrate your newly acquired knowledge and skills. You will finalize your Master’s program with an integrative assignment in the form of a business consultancy project or an applied research project. In your business consultancy assignment you will confront a challenge facing a particular organization and provide a creative and practical business solution through professional application of your newly developed management skills. If you choose to do the applied research project you will critically study a general challenge facing organizations in a particular industry, sector or country, and propose and defend a new approach for rising to this challenge. Become a responsible manager Our MM program is people-focused: organizations are created and exist by people for people. Hence you will gain a deeper understanding of how organizations that are responsibly managed adopt and adhere to ethical standards. In this regard you will study what works and what does not in corporate social responsibility (CSR) and sustainable development. We subscribe to the Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME). Therefore social responsibility and business ethics are a common theme throughout the program. Learn and network through diversity You will develop your management skills in a truly international and multicultural classroom with fellow participants from all over the world. Not only will they represent various cultural backgrounds, but they will also come from different business sectors, study backgrounds and different personal networks. In the global context your personal networks and multicultural leadership skills are vital ingredients of career success. Get access to our broad business network Our strong links to the business community will give you exposure to the best companies and organizations in the Maastricht region, who best exemplify successful global business and management. This is facilitated through our international management mentorship program, a platform that links our talented, experienced and diverse group of Master’s candidates on an individual basis to representatives of the local and regional business community. Furthermore work visits will be organized to regional companies and organizations throughout the program. FEES Full Tuition Fee: € 15,500 Application Fee (non refundable): € 200 Study Materials:€ 300 [-]

MSc

Master of Science in Management and Engineering in Electrical Power Systems (MME-EPS)

Campus Full time October 2017 Germany Aachen Netherlands Maastricht + 2 more

The master’s degree program Master of Science in Management and Engineering in Electrical Power Systems (MME-EPS) combines the expertise of RWTH Aachen University and Maastricht School of Management in the fields of electrical engineering and management. The main objective of the course is to offer methodological and problem orientated education which is related to research as well as to practice. [+]

Do you want to become a specialist in managing electrical power systems? The M.Sc. in Management and Engineering in Electrical Power Systems is a two-year full-time program targeting professionals who have the ambition to assume leadership positions in the electrical power industry. The master program also qualifies to continue a university career, including doctoral studies. Why should you choose the Master of Science in Management and Engineering in Electrical Power Systems? 1. Increase your career options As a graduate of the program you are qualified for future leading positions in the industry such as in the areas of power generation, power transmissions and distribution, project management but also in research and development areas. The combination of technical knowledge, management skills and sustainability will highly improve your career prospects. 2. Experience world-class engineering education The engineering part of the program will be conducted by the faculty of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology of the RWTH Aachen University. This faculty sees it as its prior mission to train high qualified and responsible engineers in the broad field of Electrical Engineering, Information Technology and Computer Engineering for future leading positions in the industry and in the society. The faculty holds nationally as well as internationally a leading position in teaching and research in these fields. The excellence of the faculty results from a close relationship between teaching and research, a good balance between a fundamental scientific approach and important industrial applications and intensive cooperation’s within the RWTH Aachen University, within the Jülich-Aachen-Research Alliance (JARA) and with associated institutes and external research partners. 3. Develop your global leadership skills On the management side, Maastricht School of Management’s six decades of international experience in international management education will enrich your skills as a globally-oriented manager. You will become a master in core management processes and of the environmental and major social issues and that set the scene for business processes in emerging economies. You will also be challenged to explore feasible innovations that balance business and development perspectives. 4. Learn from diversity You will share your study experience with fellow participants from all over the world. Not only will they represent various cultural backgrounds, but they will also come from different business sectors, study backgrounds and different personal networks. Not only will this help you to develop your multicultural leadership skills, but it will also build your global network. 5. Study in two unique historical cities You will live and study in the heart of Europe. Aachen and Maastricht are unique cities with their own histories, languages and cultures – yet only 30 km apart. Both cities provide the surroundings for a memorable student life. [-]

MSc in Management and Engineering in Computer Aided Mechanical Engineering (MME-CAME)

Campus Full time October 2017 Netherlands Maastricht Germany Aachen + 2 more

The two year program trains students to meet the growing demand for industrial engineers who are adept at working in two, intertwined fields: technology and economics. [+]

Do you want to work at the interface of technology, business and entrepreneurship? The M.Sc. in Management and Engineering in Computer Aided Mechanical Engineering is a two-year full-time industrial engineering program that provides you, on the one hand, with in-depth knowledge and understanding of finite element methods, numerical methods, simulation, mechanics, software engineering and production management, and on the other hand with business, management, leadership and entrepreneurial skills. As graduates with the expertise to understand both the art of management and complex engineering processes are highly sought after in today’s industrial world, this master course caters to that demand. It will give you the choice and the flexibility to work in two increasingly interlinked fields of today’s professional activity: at the interface of technology and business. Industrial engineers are employed in a wide-range of fields: in traditional manufacturing companies or in consulting firms, in financial institutions or in the food industry, in logistics companies or health care establishments. With the benefit of a qualification in management your will have the added choice and flexibility of working in even more different sectors and professional capacities. This master program also qualifies to continue a university career, including doctoral studies. Why should you choose the Master of Science in Management and Engineering in Computer Aided Mechanical Engineering? 1. Increase your career options Graduates with the expertise to understand both the art of management and complex engineering processes are highly sought after in today’s industrial and technological world. This program caters to that demand by giving you the flexibility to work in two increasingly interlinked fields of today’s professional activities: engineering and business administration. As a graduate of the program you will be able to combine management goals and operational performance. 2. Experience world-class engineering education The scientific leadership of the M.Sc. in Management and Engineering in Computer Aided Mechanical Engineering lies with the Institute of General Mechanics (IAM) of the RWTH Aachen University. Current research directly influences the curriculum and ensures that you are exposed to the most up-to-date information and practices. 3.Develop your global leadership skills On the management side, Maastricht School of Management’s six decades of international experience in global management education will enrich your skills as a globally-oriented manager. You will become a master in core management processes and of the major social and environmental issues that set the scene for business processes in emerging economies. You will also be challenged to explore feasible innovations that balance business and development perspectives – taking account of both social and environmental sustainability. Maastricht School of Management has a worldwide reputation for its programs in business and management teaching. 4. Learn from diversity You will share your study experience with fellow participants from all over the world. Not only will they represent various cultural backgrounds, but they will also come from different business sectors, study backgrounds and different personal networks. Not only will this help you to develop your multi-cultural leadership skills, but it will also build your global network. 5. Study in two unique historical cities You will live and study in the heart of Europe. Aachen and Maastricht are unique cities with their own histories, languages and cultures – yet only 30 km apart. Both cities provide the surroundings for a memorable student life. [-]

MSc in Management and Engineering in Production Systems (MME-PS)

Campus Full time 24  October 2017 Germany Aachen Netherlands Maastricht + 2 more

Graduates skilled in both complex engineering processes and the art of management are increasingly sought after in today's industrial world. This unique Master program is jointly run by two well-respected European universities: the RWTH Aachen University and the Maastricht School of Management (MsM). The mechanical engineering faculty of the RWTH Aachen University has an excellent reputation and is one of the top faculties worldwide for mechanical engineering. The Maastricht School of Management is a key player in global management education for more than 60 years, with some 2000 students graduating every year. • Course language: English • Program duration: 2 years • Location: Germany and the Netherlands • Program begins: September • Application deadline: 1 March [+]

Do you aim for a successful management career in production engineering? The M.Sc. in Management and Engineering in Production Systems is a two-year full-time program targeting young professionals who aspire to fulfill leading positions in industrial engineering companies. The master program also qualifies to continue a university career, including doctoral studies. 5 Reasons to follow this program 1. Increase your career options Graduates skilled in both complex engineering processes and the art of management are increasingly sought after in today’s industrial world. The program provides you with a thorough understanding, skills and tools needed to create and manage complex manufacturing operations. After graduating from the program you can develop a career in a diverse range of industries and sectors. 2. Experience world-class engineering education The program’s engineering part is conducted by RWTH Aachen University, which has one of the best faculties for mechanical engineering worldwide. The first year of the program provides you with in-depth knowledge of production technology and systems and production related processes. It focuses in particular on industrial R&D practice in the four areas of organization: manufacturing technology, production machines, production resources, and quality management. Research directly influences the curriculum, ensuring you are guided by the most up-to-date information and practices possible. 3. Develop your global leadership skills On the management side, Maastricht School of Management’s six decades of international experience in international management education will enrich your skills as a globally-oriented manager. You will become a master in core management processes and of the major social and environmental issues that set the scene for business processes in emerging economies. You will also be challenged to explore feasible innovations that balance business and development perspectives. 4. Learn from diversity You will share your study experience with fellow participants from all over the world. Not only will they represent various cultural backgrounds, but they will also come from different business sectors, study backgrounds and different personal networks. Not only will this help you to develop your multicultural leadership skills, but it will also build your global network. 5. Study in two unique historical cities You will live and study in the heart of Europe. Aachen and Maastricht are unique cities with their own histories, languages and cultures – yet only 30 km apart. Both cities provide the surroundings for a memorable student life. [-]

MSc in Management and Engineering in Water (MME-Water)

Campus Full time October 2017 Germany Aachen Netherlands Maastricht + 2 more

The M.Sc. in Management and Engineering in Water is a two-year full-time program targeting young professionals who aspire to fulfill leading positions in organizations engaged in water management. [+]

The M.Sc. in Management and Engineering in Water is a two-year full-time program targeting young professionals who aspire to fulfill leading positions in organizations engaged in water management. The master program also qualifies to pursue a university career, including doctoral studies. Water management comes with many challenges, both economic and ecological, and implies a sound combination of management skills and water engineering know-how. The acquisition, distribution and management of water resources will become even more challenging in the future than it is today. Therefore it is important that complex water systems meet the levels of service and performance requirements defined by social and environmental demands, while minimizing financial, environmental and societal costs. The continued development, operation and management of these systems require highly trained experts with knowledge and practical skills covering science, engineering and management disciplines. Why should you choose the M.Sc. in Management and Engineering in Water? 1. Increase your career perspective The M.Sc. in Management and Engineering in Water provides water specialists with the necessary educational base and professional foundation to fulfill leading positions in water management. After completing the program you will stand out for your ability to integrate scientific principles, engineering knowledge and management techniques in developing innovative solutions in the water management industry. 2. Experience world-class engineering education The Engineering part of the program will be conducted by the faculty of Civil Engineering of the RWTH Aachen University. The prime mission of this faculty is to train highly qualified and responsible engineers in the broad field of Civil Engineering and Environmental Engineering, including Water Engineering, in order to prepare you for future leading positions in industry and society. Students will be trained by highly reputed professors to acquire further expertise and in-depth knowledge in the water management sector. On one hand you will become familiar with a variety of tools that will help you analyze long-term behavior and evaluate the impact of human interventions on various functions of different water systems. On the other hand the program will also look at the management and decision-making process. 3. Develop your global leadership skills On the management side, our more than six decades of international experience in international management education will enrich your skills as a globally-oriented manager. You will become a master in core management processes and in the major societal and environmental issues that set the scene for business processes in emerging economies. During the management classes at MSM, you will be trained in small groups to solve problems related to global transformation and sustainable competitiveness, organization development, and international project management. 4. Learn from diversity You will share your study experience with fellow participants from all over the world. Not only will your fellow students represent various cultural backgrounds, but they will also come from different business sectors, study backgrounds and different personal networks. This variety of profiles will help you develop your multi-cultural skills, and build your global network. 5. Study in two unique historical cities The program will give you a chance to live and study in the heart of Europe. Aachen and Maastricht are only 30 km apart from each other, and yet they are two unique cities with their own histories, languages and cultures. Both cities provide the surroundings for a memorable study experience. [-]

Contact

Maastricht School of Management (MsM)

Address Endepolsdomein 150
6229 EP Maastricht, NL
Website http://www.msm.nl/
Phone +31 43 387 0808